The act of gift-giving in itself conveys sincerity and the depth of one’s feelings towards the other. It can, however, also be argued that partaking in a shared experience together takes it a step further, whereupon it cements a deeper bond between two people. Bearing this in mind, it is fair to say that perhaps your Mother’s Day celebration this year can be bolstered with a pampering day out together. That is, a spa, facial, and/or massage designed to revitalize and rejuvenate; a tried-and-true practice of showing the maternal figure in your life that you appreciate them for everything that they do—with the occasion allowing them to put their feet up and engage in some R&R.
We are well-aware that the multitude of options out there might prove daunting, however. For the uninitiated, we at Vogue Singapore present a curated selection of wellness havens for you and mother dearest to visit. This includes lavish establishments that provide fully customisable treatments; fortifying onsen baths paired with a candle-lit massage that aims to help unfurl tense muscles; as well as lifting facial treatments that deliver on a firmer, contoured mien. And for those who’d prefer all-encompassing holistic encounters, spy our retreat options below that allows for guests to fully immerse themselves with opulent massages, fitness trials, and the like. Without further ado, the best facial and spa experiences for Mother’s Day to know about in 2023, below.
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The Global Lift Facial Treatment, $285 for 90 minutes, at St. Gregory’s Spa
Create the impression of facial fullness and volume with St. Gregory’s latest treatment. Conceived with the aim to address concerns such as skin sagging and fine lines, it utilises both massage techniques and patented technology to tighten and lift your visage and decolletage area; a fast-acting treatment that grants visible results with just a single session. This is attributed to the brand’s game-changing ProGen-In Technology, which contains a potent cocktail of active ingredients in the vein of lupin extract, vitamin C, and more. What’s more, its wondrous effects aren’t just limited to your face. A highlight of the procedure is the accompanying back and shoulder massage; a deeply-relaxing process that results in skin appearing taut and glowing. For upkeep purposes, ensure that mum returns on a monthly basis to reap the optimum benefits.
Book a session from now until 30 June 2023 to receive a complimentary Skyendor mini gift set worth $160.
St. Gregory Spa at PARKROYAL Collection Marina Bay, 6 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039594
Contact: 6845 1156 / [email protected]
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm from Mondays to Fridays; 10am to 8pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays
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Cherished Bliss, $460++ for 180 minutes, at Remède Spa
A fully bespoke massage makes for an unique experience. This one by Remède Spa kicks off with a 30-minute body scrub to eradicate all manner of dead skin cells and impurities. It is then followed by a 60-minute massage where you will be tasked to select the specific techniques, oils, and products that will be used on you, as well as to point out the target areas you would like your masseuse to focus on. A 30-minute hydrating facial is next on the agenda; a skin-nourishing session paired with a pedicure developed by internationally-acclaimed podiatrist, Bastien Gonzalez, to ensure that even your tootsies have received the royal treatment. The cherry on top: access to the wet lounge facilities that includes multiple jacuzzis, heated beds, and the like; an opportunity to fully lie back and luxuriate in decadence, even after the treatment has ended.
Rèmede Spa at The St.Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247911
Contact: 6506 6896
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm daily
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A Massage for Mom is a Message of Love, $258++ for 120 minutes, at Ikeda Spa
If a plane ticket to Japan proves out of reach, give your mum the next best thing with hot spring facilities and treatments that uphold the practices utilised in ryokans—traditional Japanese inns that serve as the paradigm of hospitality. In this case, said package entails an invigorating soak in waters infused with rich mineral oils that contain antibacterial properties. Once the skin is thoroughly cleansed, a full-body massage comes next to thoroughly work out kinks, knots, and tension while also boosting blood circulation.
Ikeda Spa, #787 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269762
Contact: 6469 8080
Opening hours: 1.30pm to 10.30pm daily
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Spa-cation Retreat, from $659++, at Amara Sanctuary Resort
This exclusive package offered by Amara Sanctuary Resort acts as the ultimate getaway. That is, a one-night hotel stay; a signature body massage which incorporates Swedish deep-tissue techniques and aromatherapy oils; a 30-minute personal training trial at renowned fitness space Core Collective; and a food menu comprising detox bowls and other healthy fare. It should be noted that this promotional add-on can be utilised with any room booking to boot, including villa and suite stays should you be looking to spoil mother dearest to the fullest.
Chinois Spa at Amara Sanctuary Resort, 1 Larkhill Rd, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099394
Contact: 6338 1191
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm daily, closed on Mondays